A film with local ties, especially musical ones, is to show at The Palm Theatre in San Luis Obispo Friday, Nov. 2 through 8, after premiering at the Lincoln Center in New York.
“Trade of Innocents: Justice Needs a Hero” is a 91-minute message drama about the child-sex trade in Southeast Asia. It stars Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino and Dermot Mulroney.
Among the participation by area residents:
• Cambrian Tim Hosman, an independent music composer/producer for more than two decades, created the orchestral score that’s more than an hour long and was recorded at Capitol Records Studio in Hollywood.
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• Cambria dentist and string musician Jill Poulos is featured on harp in the score.
• Steve Crimmel of Painted Sky Recording Studio, now in Harmony, directed the Poulos session at the studio’s previous site in the Bucket of Blood building at Bridge and Center streets in Cambria’s East Village.
• Hayley Hosman, 23, Tim Hosman’s daughter and a former Coast Union High School student, sings the film’s theme song.
• Part-time Cambrian Randy Goodrum wrote the theme song.
The film’s showings at The Palm (www.thepalmtheatre.com) are to run from 1 to 10 p.m. daily at 817 Palm St., between Chorro and Morro streets in San Luis Obispo.
A question-and-answer panel with Tim Hosman and film producer Jim Schmidt is planned after the 7 p.m. showing Saturday, Nov. 3. For details, call 541-5161
A film synopsis reads: “A captivating and moving film … an incredible story that brings awareness to the world. A couple grieving the loss of their own daughter set out to rescue young girls sold into the prostitution slave trade in Southeast Asia.”
In California, the film’s also scheduled to show at Pepperdine University on Wednesday, Nov. 7, and UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 19.
Hosman and wife Casey, a Cambria Realtor, attended the New York premiere.
For details, go to www.timothyhosman.com or tradeofinnocentsthe movie.com.